Luiz Gustavo


  • matches played 533
  • goals 34
  • assists 14
  • Last appearance (days ago) 3

At present, Olympique Marseille is in fourth place in UEFA Europa League (group H), while in Ligue 1 (France) they are in fifth place. Luiz Gustavo had 38 match appearances this season. Standing 1.87 meter high, Luiz Gustavo is larger, when looking at the average height in his team. Since he came into world in 1987, to be more precise July 23rd, the midfielder is NaN years younger than Olympique Marseille's average player. He prefers to play with his left foot, as do 18% of his teammates.

The Portuguese midfielder Luiz Gustavo joined his current team, Olympique Marseille (France), in July 2017. He received 129 penalties throughout his entire career (of which 121 where yellow). This leads to an average of 3.31 cards per season. In the current playtime, he caught 10 yellow cards. His longest stay in a team counts four years and 9 months in Brazil (Brazil). Luiz Gustavo has three own goal in his CV, multiple of these being during a Bundesliga 10/11 (Germany) match with 1899 Hoffenheim.

The current UEFA Europa League 18/19 term proves to be good for Luiz Gustavo, as he managed to score four times (0.11 per match) and provide an assist not once. Basically, 16.7% of Olympique Marseille's goals in UEFA Europa League 18/19 were caused by him. He managed to attract a lot of good feedback after his performance at VfL Wolfsburg, the team he was subjected to before joining Olympique Marseille. Considering he weighs around 171.96lb, Luiz Gustavo is approximately 3lb heavier than the average player of Olympique Marseille.

He received the jersey number 19 at Olympique Marseille. His best season was Ligue 1 17/18 (France), because in this year he had his highest success in terms of both match presence and goals. Luiz Gustavo reached the 458 appearances milestone as a professionl, the last one being twelve days ago. His squad lost 83% (100% home) in UEFA Europa League and won 40% (60% home) in Ligue 1. The highest win streak of the last 5 matches happened in Ligue 1 with a count of 2.

After an overall look at his career, we can see that he was substituted in 41 times but never out. In the active season, he came into the park more often in contrast to 2017/2018 wherein the contrary happened. Luiz Gustavo's shortest spell with a club was just 31 days in CRB AL (Brazil). Besides Luiz Gustavo, there are eight more midfielders in Olympique Marseille's lot: Boubacar Kamara, Maxime Lopez, Alexandre Philiponeau, Nemanja Radonjic, Morgan Sanson, Abdallah Ali Mohamed, Kevin Strootman and Sacha Marasovic.

(Last edited May 11, 2019)